APMA Blog Feeds

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10/19/1207: Fall 2017 edition of the Cruise Ship Nat’l Center of Expertise newsletter now available

Maritime CommonsThursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:11 AM
This edition of CSNCOE's newsletter includes information about the MISLE Data Entry Guide, website update, ISPS Exams, E-Zero & QUALSHIP21, Matters of Interpretation, Field Notices and more. [ Read Full Article ]

10/18/2017: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A.

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:34 PM
MSC issued the sixth U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A. after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060. [ Read Full Article ]

10/18/2017: Marine Safety Center issues amended Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to TeamTec AS

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:33 PM
Marine Safety Center has issued an updated type approval certificate to TeamTec OceanSaver AS for the OceanSaver BWTS MKII Ballast Water Management System. The updated certificate was issued as a result of the acquisition of all OceanSaver intellectual property, certificates and assets by IMS Group [ Read Full Article ]

10/17/2017: Policy letter 17-06 (Change 1) – Guidance on vessels providing hurricane response support to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:22 PM
The Coast Guard Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance announced the promulgation of a policy letter to provide guidance for vessels involved in relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. [ Read Full Article ]

10/16/2017: Nat’l Cybersecurity Awareness Month – The role of AMSCs in cyber

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 16, 2017 - 9:39 AM
In this week’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month post, the Office of Port & Facility Compliance provides insight on the role Area Maritime Security Committees have in protecting the MTS from cyber-related risks. [ Read Full Article ]

10/16/2017: Navigation Safety Advisory Council meeting scheduled

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 16, 2017 - 9:08 AM
the Navigation Safety Advisory Council is scheduled to meet November 1-2 in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine [ Read Full Article ]

10/16/2017: Alternative planning criteria national guidelines now available

Maritime CommonsMonday, October 16, 2017 - 8:56 AM
These national guidelines provide the maritime industry, specifically tank and nontank vessel owner or operators, with guidance on developing and submitting alternatives in accordance with the regulations. [ Read Full Article ]

10/11/2017: Recap of the 57th meeting of the U.S. Civil GPS Service Interface Committee

Maritime CommonsWednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:09 PM
The 57th meeting of the U.S. Civil GPS Service Interface Committee was held September 25-26, 2017, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, in conjunction with the Institute of Navigation’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)+ conference. For readers who were unable to attend, [ Read Full Article ]

10/10/2017: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee October 2017 Meeting

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:47 AM
The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups are scheduled to meet October 18-19, 2017, at the United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center in Martinsburg, WV. Although the meetings are open to the public, attendees must pre-register to be admitted. [ Read Full Article ]

10/10/2017: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee October 2017 Meeting

Maritime CommonsTuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:38 AM
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups are scheduled to meet October 26-27, 2017, at the United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center in Martinsburg, WV. Although the meetings are open to the public, attendees must pre-register to be admitted. [ Read Full Article ]

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